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ˈæm stərˌdæmnew am·s·ter·dam

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  1. New Amsterdamnoun

    a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York


  1. New Amsterdamnoun

    The Dutch colonial settlement that later became New York City.


  1. New Amsterdam

    New Amsterdam was a 17th-century Dutch colonial settlement on the southern tip of Manhattan Island that served as capital city of New Netherland. It was renamed New York in 1665 in honor of the Duke of York when English forces seized control of Manhattan along with the rest of the Dutch colony. The settlement, outside of Fort Amsterdam on Manhattan Island in the New Netherland territory, was situated between 38 and 42 degrees latitude and was a provincial extension of the Dutch Republic as of 1624. Situated on the strategic, fortifiable southern tip of the island of Manhattan, the fort was meant to defend the Dutch West India Company's fur trade operations in the North River. Fort Amsterdam was designated the capital of the province in 1625. The 1625 date of the founding of New Amsterdam is now commemorated in the official Seal of New York City..

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  1. New Amsterdam

    The name given by the Dutch settlers to their colony at the mouth of the Hudson River, now “New York.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of new amsterdam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of new amsterdam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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